Guide to Orienteering

Many people who have taken up hiking, rambling and other more genteel forms of exploring the countryside have often decided that they want to combine their natural love of the outdoors with something a bit more challenging and physically demanding. Some of them have, therefore, taken up the sport of …

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Using Nature for Navigation

Expert trackers have always been aware of the importance of being able to tell the time and direction by the sun and the moon. This goes back to early Stone Age times when watches and clocks weren’t available and in maritime history, sailors have used the position of the moon …

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Tracking Wildlife

Although most nature lovers observe wildlife close up or by using a pair of binoculars, many gain an even greater understanding of animal behaviour through the interpretation of tracks and signs. This is especially true of rare and nocturnal animals that are rarely seen. Also, it’s a better way of …

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